MOCK COURT: Presenting evidence of neglect in court

11:30 - 12:45

It can be a challenge to present evidence of a category of abuse as broad and varied as neglect. This mock court session will help you build the skills and confidence to do so, and give you a greater understanding of what the courts require.

Specific topics include:

  • The language to use to describe neglect
  • How to present the evidence effectively
  • The use of chronologies
  • Using research in court

Joanna Nicolas, safeguarding consultant and trainer